Posts Tagged ‘spirit’
Our Essential Nature is Spiritual!
Understanding A Transpersonal Approach in Psychotherapy ll By Michelle LaBorde, MA, LPCC In his book, “A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose” Eckart Tolle teaches that our “inner purpose is to awaken. It is as simple as that. You share that purpose with every other person on the planet – because it is the…Read More
How to Know Which Type of Persistence You Are ll By Brenda Bomgardner
The word “persistent” can be a loaded term. On the one hand, it represents something positive— can-do attitude with the grit to never give up on a goal or dream. On the other hand, persistent can also represent the exact opposite. Sometimes, it describes a person who perpetually bangs their head against the wall, expecting something to happen…Read More
Mind/Body/Spirit # 4: Treating Anxiety Holistically ll By Faye Maguire, MA, LACC
We live in a very anxious world. Sometimes it seems like everyone is stressed out. External pressures from needing to provide the basic necessities of life to feeling the need to fit in and not be judged by others can become the focus of my internal dialogue. My basic definition of anxiety is “fear of…Read More
Mind/Body/Spirit : 3 ll By Faye Maguire, MA, LACC
In this blog, we will look at treating depression with a holistic, spiritual approach. Major Depressive DO is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health issues in our world today. Most patients are treated with a combination of medications and therapy, and many people experience an improvement in their symptoms. However, many do not.…Read More
Mind/Body/ Spirit: Part II ll By Faye Maguire
What does the integration of the whole being look like in therapeutic practice? How do we address the separation of self that we have come to accept as the norm, and so begin to function with integration of the whole being as our new norm? First, let’s look at some definitions. What do we mean…Read More
Mind/ Body / Spirit: Integrating the Whole Being ll By Faye Maguire
We often hear about “treating the whole person”, which is an acknowledgement that modern Western medicine and psychology has, in practice, separated human beings in disparate parts and treated those parts as if they exist in a vacuum, unconnected to the rest of the person. Medicine has become the domain of specialists, highly educated in…Read More
Resolve to Honor Your Soul in 2020 ll By Rev. Mary Coday Edwards, MA.
“Once there was a poor motherless child who had no shoes. But the child saved cloth scraps wherever she found them and over time sewed herself a pair of red shoes. They were crude but the child loved them. They made her feel rich even though her days were spent gathering food in the thorny…Read More